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Theater shooting DA: Psychiatrists agree 'that guy was sane'

RELATED: Defense ask jurys to ‘accept reality of mental disease’

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The district attorney in the Aurora theater shooting case claimed James Holmes, the admitted gunman in the July 2012 shooting, was sane in opening statements Monday. 640 more words


Jury seated and opening statements read in Rayhons trial

UPDATE – A jury has been seated and opening statements read in the trial of former Iowa legislator Henry Rayhons.

Rayhons is facing third-degree sexual abuse charges for allegedly committing sexual acts with his wife, Donna Rayhons who suffered from dementia while she was a patient in a nursing home. 619 more words


Authentic Audience #slowchated March 9-14, 2015

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I took great pride in my work for elective classes in high school: often more than I did for my academically required courses. 398 more words

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Opening Statements Today in Boston Marathon Bombing Case

Opening statements are not evidence and they are not arguments. They are statements by the lawyers to sketch out their respective cases for the jury. Think of them as guided tours of the witnesses to be called and the evidence to be introduced. 344 more words

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Jury Hears Opening Statements In Retrial Of Philadelphia Priest

By Steve Tawa

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A jury has heard opening statements in a sexual assault case against a Philadelphia priest, nearly a year after another jury was deadlocked after four days of deliberations, and a mistrial was declared. 236 more words